Rijiju had this to say after Nagaland political parties decided not to contest polls
Citing that central government is bound by constitution of India, the Union Minister Kiren Rijiju urged the political parties not to boycott the state election.
This urge comes a day after all parties in Nagaland decided not to contest the February 27 election.
The union Minister of State for Home, who put out a series of tweets, said the government attaches utmost importance to the long pending Naga issue.
Minister Rijiju is also BJP’s election in-charge for Nagaland.
His comments come after all parties in Nagaland yesterday decided not to contest the elections and agreeing to the demand of tribal bodies and civil society groups that the Naga political problem be resolved first.
The Naga People’s Front, Congress, BJP, Nationalist Democratic Peoples’ Party, Nagaland Congress, United Nagaland Democratic Party, Aam Admi Party, National Congress Party, Lok Jan Party, Janata Dal (United) and National People’s Party were part of the decision not to contest the polls.>